Pomegranates contain a high content of essential nutrients and have amazing benefits for not only your general health, but also your skin and hair health. Being rich in antioxidants, pomegranates also help to prevent heart diseases and combat cancer. A pomegranate is amazingly delicious and contains a lot of nutrition. Below mentioned are the ways in which pomegranate will benefit your skin and hair health.

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How Pomegranate is Beneficial in Maintaining Skin, Hair Health?

How Pomegranate is Beneficial in Maintaining Skin Health?

Pomegranates contain a high content of vitamin C and other such antioxidants, which help to slow down the aging phase of the skin. Pomegranates also help to fight against skin inflammation, acne and diminish the dark spots present on the face. Moreover, pomegranates add to the brightness of the skin and hence in this way pomegranates help to maintain skin health.

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Being rich in Vitamin C, pomegranates prove to be quite beneficial for the skin. Pomegranates also contain a high amount of antioxidants such as proanthocyanidins and flavonoids, which help to decelerate the aging of the skin and the delays the appearance of wrinkles.

Mix 2 tablespoons of powder made up of the peels of the pomegranate, with one tablespoon of lemon juice and honey. Now form a paste out of it. Apply this pomegranate paste on your neck and face region and keep it for around 15 minutes. Now rinse it off with lukewarm water. This pomegranate face mask will greatly help to get rid of the dark spots and the pigments present on the skin and will also add to the brightness of your face. Moreover, this pomegranate face mask also possesses anti-aging properties.

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According to the various researches conducted at the University of Michigan Medical School, the seeds of pomegranate help to repair the skin cells by helping in the regeneration of the epidermis of the skin.

Pomegranate Helps to Cure Numerous Skin Issues

Pomegranate Helps to Cure Numerous Skin Issues

Pomegranate seeds contain a high content of antioxidants, which help to prevent the breakouts of the acne and the inflammation accompanied with it. Prepare a face pack with two tablespoons of crushed pomegranate seeds along with one tablespoon of turmeric. Now apply it to the face and neck region and then rinse it off after 15 minutes. The regular use of pomegranate seeds helps to heal skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema. Moreover, pomegranates can also be used to treat vitiligo, which is another skin condition. Drinking a concoction prepared by mixing crushed pomegranate leaves with water can help to manage this vitiligo.

Pomegranates can also be used to enhance the ability of the skin to safeguard itself from the harmful effects of the sun and thereby it proves beneficial in the treatment of skin conditions like melasma. Owing to the anti-inflammatory properties of pomegranate, its regular consumption helps to treat rosacea which restricts the inflammatory actions of the human mast cells in this particular skin problem.

How Pomegranate is Beneficial in Maintaining Skin Health?

How Pomegranate is Beneficial in Maintaining Skin Health?

Pomegranates contain a high content of antioxidants, which help to add to the strength of the hair follicles thereby enhancing the blood circulation to the scalp. The oil made out of the pomegranates’ seeds can be used to treat disheveled, rough and tousled hair.

The regular consumption of the seeds of the pomegranates helps to add to the strength of the hair follicles. The pomegranate seed oil is rich in punicic acid, which adds to the strength of the hair and enhances hair health. The pomegranate seed oil also helps to improve blood circulation to the hair scalp and stimulates the growth of hair.

The pomegranate seed oil can be used to treat frizzy hair in order to condition them and turn them smooth. Pomegranate seed oil also helps to detangle the tousled hair and moisturize the hair. The seeds of pomegranate might also help to reverse the graying effects on hair, which result due to aging or other causes. Hence in this way pomegranate helps to maintain skin and hair health.

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Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: August 17, 2019

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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